We offer programs that empower newcomer youth to express themselves and lead positive change. Through workshops and activities, they gain confidence, increase friendships, and improve their communication skills.


Assyrian Parents & Youth Programs

Programs for youth and adults around leadership, community engagement, employment readiness, financial literacy, stress management and more.

Filipino Parents & Youth Programs

Sharing stories, tips and resources to tackle issues such as building relationships, practicing self-care, and financial literacy. 

Perspectives Project

A multicultural, multi-faith, LGBTQ-friendly group that uses Digital Storytelling and other forms of creative expression to establish a space for newcomer youth to connect, share, and find common ground.

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Seeds of Change Project

A Youth Participatory Action Research (Y-PAR) project funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Seed Grant. The project aims to support individual youth in understanding what they need to enhance their own lives; ultimately, towards a transformative change at the level of the community, as youth take the results of their research and mobilize together to take collective action.

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Village Bloggurls

A weekly leadership and media literacy program where girls and mentors create a safe and supportive environment in order to explore the issues that matter to them.


V.O.I.C.E. Youth Leadership

The V.O.I.C.E. Project (Voicing Our Ideas for Change and Empowerment) combines arts and activism, and provides newcomer youth with the opportunity to share their ideas through paint, dance, song, or simply participation.


For more information, please call 416-784-0920 Ext. 2226 or send us an email.

See also: Settlement in Schools